Sandwich Tern

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

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Red dots on the maps indicate individual records with an accuracy of 1 km or better. Black squares are centred in those 10 km squares of the national grid in which there is at least one record at 10 km accuracy.

Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
09/06/1973 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 John, A On rocks to N.
17/08/1975 NR1652 Portnahaven 3 Michael Fishing off-shore.
11/10/1976 NR2365 Loch Gorm House 1 Booth, C.G. winter plumage
06/06/1977 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Robinson, S.T On sea.
09/05/1978 NR2873 Ardnave 1 Walker, A.F.G Flew S near coast.
28/05/1978 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Robinson, S.T
10/04/1981 NR0101 From ferry 1 Brathay Exploration Group West Loch Tarbert.
01/06/1981 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Robinson, S.T Seen most years.
11/06/1986 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 0 Lang, D.C
27/06/1986 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 Unknown
13/04/1987 NR1652 Port Mias-sgeire 2 Walker, A.F.G
01/08/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Collis, M.G
29/08/1992 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
24/08/1993 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Robinson, P. 1 ad & 1 juv
24/04/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >N; 1st of yr
29/04/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 RSPB
29/04/1994 NR1651 Port Wemyss 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
27/05/1994 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/08/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 3 RSPB
28/08/1994 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
23/05/1995 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
05/08/1995 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/08/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Dirn? (fog)
29/08/1995 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 2 Robinson, P. Ad + juv
31/08/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
14/09/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
15/09/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
11/10/1995 NR3147 Kintra 2 Hesp, L. Winter plumage - flew south
03/04/1996 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J.
13/04/1996 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J.
18/04/1996 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J.
19/04/1996 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 4 RSPB
25/05/1996 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 2 Wells, P.S. On rocks
01/06/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
07/06/1996 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J. Pr passing fish
13/06/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/06/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >W
08/07/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >E
17/07/1996 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
20/07/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >E
09/08/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
12/08/1996 NR3171 Killinallan 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/08/1996 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
21/08/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >N
12/06/1997 NR1651 Port Wemyss 4 ap Rheinallt, T.
19/06/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & ap Rheinallt, T.
19/06/1997 NR1651 Port Wemyss 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
25/06/1997 NR3147 Kintra 7 Hutcheson, M.
21/10/1997 NR2871 Kilnave 2 Edinburgh YOC
19/04/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J. Off Lagmore.
19/04/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J.
20/04/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Dawson, J.
26/04/1998 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
30/08/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Robinson, P. S in 2 hrs
30/08/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Robinson, P. South.
02/09/1998 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Gibson, S.
02/09/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Gibson, S.
04/05/1999 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 2 Shakespeare, A.W.
13/05/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Whitehouse, A.
06/07/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
30/07/1999 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
30/07/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
31/07/1999 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
31/07/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
02/08/1999 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/08/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 Whitehouse, A. >S
02/11/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Whitehouse, A. >S
08/04/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
12/04/2000 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Unknown visitor
22/04/2000 NR0101 Ferry crossing 2 Mair, S.
06/06/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. >S
27/06/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 3 Whitehouse, A. >S
05/08/2000 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Ogilvie, M.A. Ad + juv
07/08/2000 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
12/09/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Dickson, J.
12/04/2001 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Roberts, P.
13/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
16/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
18/08/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 7 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 2.5 hrs
23/08/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
25/08/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 4 hrs
10/04/2002 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Roberts, P.
26/04/2002 NR2870 Garra Eallabus, Loch Gruinart 2 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st
25/05/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 2 Cairns, Francis & Marter
26/05/2002 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Cairns, Francis & Marter
08/07/2002 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 3 ap Rheinallt, T. Adults
11/07/2002 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 4 ap Rheinallt, T.
11/07/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB Migrants
12/08/2002 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. 1ad 1 juv
11/05/2004 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 T ap Rheinalt
12/04/2005 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Greenwood, A
12/04/2005 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
29/06/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
01/05/2006 NR2763 Tynacoile 4 Bows, D
07/05/2006 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
09/05/2006 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
16/09/2006 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Bows, D
13/08/2007 NR2873 Ardnave 1 Gruinart Staff
09/04/2008 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 2 Andy Schofield
09/06/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham seen on loch
09/08/2008 NR277726 Ardnave 2 How
11/05/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 3 Gruinart Staff
13/05/2010 NR202638 Machir Bay 2 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J